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Federal (USV)


John Downing

(c. 1832 - ?)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 108th New York Infantry

Before Antietam

He was 30 years old when he enlisted in Rochester, and he mustered in as Private, Company E, 108th New York Infantry on 31 July 1862.

On the Campaign

He deserted from his unit on 8 September 1862 at Rockville, MD.

References & notes

Service data from the State of New York1.


c. 1832


1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905, Issue 34 (for the year 1903), pg. 208  [AotW citation 8966]